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Conjugations for 止める

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tomeru
ichidan verb, transitive verb

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tomeru
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tomeru

English Meaning(s) for 止める

ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to stop; to turn off (esp. 止める, 停める)
  2. to park (esp. 止める, 停める)
  3. to prevent; to suppress (a cough); to hold back (tears); to hold (one's breath); to relieve (pain) (esp. 止める, 停める)
  4. to stop (someone from doing something); to dissuade; to forbid; to prohibit
  5. to notice; to be aware of; to concentrate on; to pay attention to; to remember; to bear in mind
  6. to fix (in place); to fasten; to tack; to pin; to nail; to button; to staple (esp. 留める)
  7. to detain; to keep in custody (esp. 留める)

Definition and Synonyms for 止める

End the point in time at which something ends
Synonyms: しまう, じまい, エンド, おしまい, エンディング, 仕舞い, 最後, , , , , 果て, 果てる, 止める, 留め, 留める, 終わり, 終わる, 終末, 結尾
End bring to an end or halt
Synonyms: しまう, やめる, 了する, 打ち切る, 断絶, 止む, 止める, 留める, 終える, 終了
Staunch stop the flow of a liquid
Synonyms: やめる, 止む, 止める, 留める
Check arrest the motion (of something) abruptly
Synonyms: やめる, チェック, 止む, 止める, 留める
Break prevent completion
Synonyms: よす, やめる, ストップ, 中断, 中止, 中絶, 休止, 停止, 切る, 切り上げる, 取り止める, 差し止める, 打ち切る, 断つ, 断ち切る, 止す, 止む, 止める, 留める, 裁つ, 解消
Knock Off stop pursuing or acting
Synonyms: やめる, 中止, 取り下げる, 止む, 止める, 留める
Interrupt terminate
Synonyms: やめる, 中断, 中止, 中絶, 切る, 断つ, 止む, 止める, 留める, 途切らす, 途切らせる, 遮る
Fix kill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study
Synonyms: つける, 付く, 付く, 止める, 留める
Delay stop or halt
Synonyms: やめる, 止む, 止める, 留める
Fix make fixed, stable or stationary
Synonyms: つける, 付く, 付く, 止める, 留める
Finish event whose occurrence ends something
Synonyms: けり, けり, しまう, じまい, とどめ, やめる, エンド, おしまい, エンディング, フィニッシュ, 仕舞い, , 幕切れ, 最後, 最終, , , , , 末尾, 止む, 止め, 止める, 決着, 留め, 留める, , 終わり, 終わる, 終了, 終局, 終幕, 終末, 終止, 終決, 終結, 結び, 結ぶ, 結尾, 結末
Coup De Grace the blow that kills (usually mercifully)
Synonyms: とどめ, やめる, 止む, 止め, 止める, 留め, 留める
Discontinuance the act of discontinuing or breaking off
Synonyms: とどめ, やめる, 中断, 中止, 中絶, 停止, 打ち切り, 打ち切る, 止む, 止め, 止める, 留め, 留める
Keep maintain by writing regular records
Synonyms: つける, 付く, 付く, 止める, 留める, 留め置く
Stop the act of stopping something
Synonyms: とどめ, やめる, ストップ, ブレーキ, 中止, 中絶, 休止, 停止, 制止, 打ち切り, 打ち切る, 止む, 止め, 止める, 留め, 留める, 阻止
Arrest hold back, as of a danger or an enemy
Synonyms: やめる, 抑える, 抑止, 押さえる, 押しとどめる, せき止める, 止む, 止める, 留める, 阻む, 阻止, 食い止める
Fasten attach to
Synonyms: かける, くくる, つける, つなぐ, 付く, 付く, 履く, 止める, 留める, 着く, 結わえる, 締める, 縛る
Fix cause to be firmly attached
Synonyms: つける, やめる, くっつく, くっつける, 付く, 付く, 作り付ける, 固定, 引っ付く, 引っ付ける, 据え付ける, 止む, 止める, 留める
Fasten become fixed or fastened
Synonyms: くくる, つける, つなぐ, 付く, 付く, 履く, 止める, 留める, 着く, 結ぶ, 結わえる, 締める, 縛る
Staple secure or fasten with a staple or staples
Synonyms: 止める, 留める
Intercept seize on its way
Synonyms: やめる, ストップ, 止む, 止める, 留める, 立ちふさがる
Fix set or place definitely
Synonyms: つける, 付く, 付く, 止める, 留める, 繕う
Stop cause to stop
Synonyms: やめる, ストップ, 停止, 止む, 止める, 留める
Arrest cause to stop
Synonyms: やめる, 停止, 止む, 止める, 留める
Haul Up come to a halt after driving somewhere
Synonyms: 止める, 留める
Keep stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state
Synonyms: やめる, 妨げる, 封じる, 封じる, 封ずる, 封ずる, 押しとどめる, 止む, 止める, 留める, 邪魔, 防ぐ, 防止, 阻む, 阻害, 阻止
Block stop from happening or developing
Synonyms: やめる, ストップ, ブロック, ブロック, 中止, 停止, 取り止める, 差し止める, 打ち切る, 止む, 止める, 留める, 防止, 防遏, 阻止, 食い止める
Result have as a result or residue
Synonyms: やめる, 止む, 止める, 残す, 留める, 遺す
Lay Off put an end to a state or an activity
Synonyms: おく, ひる, よす, しまう, やめる, ストップ, 中止, 停止, 取り止める, 廃す, 廃する, 打ち切り, 打ち切る, 措く, 放る, 放る, 放る, 断つ, 止す, 止む, 止める, 留める, 終える
Stop a restraint that checks the motion of something
Synonyms: とどめ, やめる, 止む, 止め, 止める, 留め, 留める
Fillet fastener consisting of a narrow strip of welded metal used to join steel members
Synonyms: とどめ, やめる, 止む, 止め, 止める, 留め, 留める
Discontinuance an interruption (temporary or permanent)
Synonyms: とどめ, やめる, 中断, 中止, 中絶, 停止, 打ち切り, 打ち切る, 止む, 止め, 止める, 留め, 留める
Arrest check the expansion or influence of
Synonyms: やめる, 抑える, 抑止, 押さえる, 押しとどめる, せき止める, 止む, 止める, 留める, 阻む, 阻止, 食い止める

Meanings for each kanji in 止める

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Categories 止める is a member of

Human Action something that people do or cause to happen
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Modify cause to change
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Termination the act of ending something
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Kill the act of terminating a life
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End bring to an end or halt
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Check arrest the motion (of something) abruptly
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Set make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
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Delay slow the growth or development of
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Put Down make a record of
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Defend be on the defensive
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Attach become attached
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Attach cause to be attached
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Fix cause to be firmly attached
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Take Hold Of take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of
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Constitute set up or lay the groundwork for
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Give Rise cause to happen, occur or exist
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Stop cause to stop
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Halt come to a halt, stop moving
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Forestall keep from happening or arising
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Lay Off put an end to a state or an activity
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Fastener restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
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Constraint a device that retards something's motion
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Occurrence an event that happens
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Point an instant of time
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 止める

Conjugations for 止める

masu stem
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tome
Negative stem
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tome
te-form
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tomete
Negative te-form
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tomenakute
Adverbial Negative Form
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tomenaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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tomeru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tomenai
Past Indicative Form
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tometa
Past Indicative Negative Form
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tomenakatta
Presumptive Form
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tomeyou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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tomemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tomemasen
Past Indicative Form
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tomemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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tomemasendeshita
Presumptive Form
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tomemashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
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tometai
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tometakunai
Past Indicative Form
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tometakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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tometakunakatta
te-form
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tometakute
Negative te-form
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tometakunakute
Adverbial Form
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tometaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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tomero
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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tomenasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
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tomereba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tomenakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
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tomenakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
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tometara
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tomenakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
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tometari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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tomerareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tomerarenai
Past Indicative Form
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tomerareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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tomerarenakatta
masu-stem
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tomerare
te-form
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tomerarete
Negative te-form
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tomerarenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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tomeraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tomeraremasen
Past Indicative Form
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tomeraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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tomeraremasendeshita
Colloquial Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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tomereru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tomerenai
Past Indicative Form
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tomereta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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tomerenakatta
te-form
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tomerete
Negative te-form
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tomerenakute
Colloquial Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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tomeremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tomeremasen
Past Indicative Form
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tomeremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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tomeremasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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tomerareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tomerarenai
Past Indicative Form
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tomerareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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tomerarenakatta
masu stem
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tomerare
te-form
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tomerarete
Negative te-form
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tomerarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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tomeraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tomeraremasen
Past Indicative Form
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tomeraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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tomeraremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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tomesaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tomesasenai
Past Indicative Form
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tomesaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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tomesasenakatta
masu stem
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tomesase
te-form
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tomesasete
Negative te-form
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tomesasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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tomesasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tomesasemasen
Past Indicative Form
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tomesasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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tomesasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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tomesaserareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tomesaserarenai
Past Indicative Form
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tomesaserareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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tomesaserarenakatta
masu stem
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tomesaserare
te-form
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tomesaserarete
Negative te-form
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tomesaserarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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tomesaseraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tomesaseraremasen
Past Indicative Form
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tomesaseraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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tomesaseraremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
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tomen
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tomezu
Classical Form (nu)
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tomenu
Classical Form (zaru)
Present Indicative Negative Form
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tomezaru

Sample Sentences for 止める

I tried to stop their quarrel, but that was not easy.
Stop pretending to not understand.
You should give up smoking.
I absolutely love going to concerts not just because I get a chance to meet the musician or singer but because of the wondrous feeling of a live performance.
Can I park my car here?

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